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Diana Dĭāna (in inscrr. also, DEANA, Orell. 1453; 1462; 1546. Also written Jana, Varr. R. R. 1, 37, 3; cf. Nigid. ap. Macr. S. 1, 9. The i measured long, Cinna ap. Suet. Gramm. 11; Verg. A. 1, 499; Hor. C. 1, 21, 1; cf. Diom. p. 436 P.; hence also, Deiana, Enn. ap. Ap. de Deo Socr.), ae, f. for Divana, Gr. Διώνη for Διϝωνη ; root DI-, DIV-; cf. Gr. Ζεύς, also Jovis (Diovis), Deus, dies, divus, etc., orig. an Italian divinity, afterwards regarded as identical with the Gr. Ἄρτεμις, the daughter of Jupiter and Latona, the sister of Apollo, the virgin moon-goddess (Luna), the patroness of virginity, and the presider over child-birth (in this character she is called Lucina), the chase, and nocturnal incantations (on this account her statues were three-formed, and set up in the trivia), Cic. N. D. 2, 27; 3, 23; Catull. 34; Hor. Od. 3, 22; id. Carm. Sec. 1; 70; Tib. 4, 3, 19; Ov. F. 2, 155; Verg. A. 4, 511 et passim: quem urguet iracunda Diana, of an epileptic, Hor. A. P. 453.

Meton. The moon: nocturnae forma, Ov. M. 15, 196 (cf.: reparabat cornua Phoebe, id. ib. 1, 11).

The chase, Mart. Spect. 12 (cf. Verg. A. 11, 582).

Derivv. Dĭānĭus, a, um, adj., of or belonging to Diana: turba, i. e. dogs, Ov. F. 5, 141; cf. arma, i. e. hunting equipments, Grat. Cyneg. 253.

Subst., Diānium, ii, n. A place or temple sacred to Diana, Liv. 1, 48; cf. Paul. ex Fest. p. 74, 12 Müll.

A promontory in Spain, now Denia, Cic. Verr. 2, 1, 34 Zumpt N. cr.; cf. Plin. 3, 5, 11, § 76.

Dĭānārĭus, a, um, adj., of or belonging to Diana: radix, i. q. artemisia, the plant mug-wort or artemisia, Veg. A. V. 3, 6, 7; 5, 32, 4.

Dĭānātĭcus, i, m., a devotee of Diana, Maxim. Taur. ap. Murat. Anecd. Lat. 4, p. 100.